A Day With AJ and the Doc


A Day With AJ and the Doc

Today I had to go to the doctor unexpectedly. I have had this same infection times four now. I was told by my eye doctor that as I age the tear ducts in my eyes grow thicker. Along with my allergies in the Spring, I get an infection.

I was around the fire pit last Saturday evening and got too much smoke in my eyes. I washed my eyes with Baby Shampoo as instructed by the doctor, which I do daily…

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A Day With AJ and the Doc


Today I had to go to the doctor unexpectedly. I have had this same infection times four now. I was told by my eye doctor that as I age the tear ducts in my eyes grow thicker. Along with my allergies in the Spring, I get an infection.

I was around the fire pit last Saturday evening and got too much smoke in my eyes. I washed my eyes with Baby Shampoo as instructed by the doctor, which I do daily throughout the Spring and Summer.

But along with the fire smoke I also helped the elderly neighbor by doing some work for him and the allergies kicked in from the budding trees. By ten last evening my one eye was swollen.

It doesn’t go away. It has to be treated. First thing this morning I called the doctor and got in at 11am. I got the same gel I always get. I put this in my eye and then I take an antibiotic for ten days.

I came home and took AJ outside to do his business and gave him some time to play and eat. Then I went back to the neighbors and cleaned his kitchen for him. This entailed all cabinets, stove and refrigerator. I was pooped by the time I finished. I get to go back tomorrow and start on the bathroom.

I came home and wanted to take a shower. From  now on I will shut the bathroom door because AJ kept trying to jump in with me. Then I wanted to rest on the couch for a while. I opened the windows since it suddenly went to 81 degrees and turned the ceiling fan on.

Of course AJ had to be on the couch with me. But, he wouldn’t lay still. Twice without my permission he licked my lips. Then he pretended I was a flea and was nibbling my fingers. Then he was licking my toes. As you can see, I didn’t sleep. I closed my eyes, but after half an hour I got back up and fixed my supper.

I am tired. My eye is stinging a little and burning a tiny bit. I am not used to doing so much physical work I guess. Al was a different kind of work. I had an easy supper. Left-overs from last night. Chicken, potatoes and carrots with chocolate milk. AJ begged and I gave him two bites of chicken.

Supper being over I ran the dishwasher and then decided to take him for a walk. We didn’t make it far. For one the elderly gentleman was outside and AJ wanted to visit. Two, my feet were very tender from standing on them too long today. I need to rest, so I am calling it a night and laying my butt on my bed, of course with AJ right beside me, and I am going to watch the boob tube.

I took some photos on the way home from the pharmacy today. Do you want to see them? Good, I was hoping so. Here they are.

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